Kwabs is an experienced investment banker and management consultant. He is the Vice Chairman of IC Group and currently serves as CEO of IC Securities, the firm’s investment banking and global markets business. Kwabs previously worked as a Management Consultant for McKinsey & Company. Prior to that, he spent several years specialising in Telecoms, Media & Technology Investment Banking for JP Morgan and then for LongAcre Partners (now a part of Jefferies & Company).
Kwabs holds an M.Eng (Hons) degree in Engineering, Economics and Management from Mansfield College, University of Oxford, where he received a scholarship for academic excellence, and an MBA from Harvard Business School, where he received first-year honours. He is an Archbishop Desmond Tutu Fellow and serves on the Oxford University Alumni Board.
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David is the chairman of IC Group, responsible for group strategic initiatives and business development. He currently serves in an acting capacity as CEO of IC Asset Managers, the firm’s asset and wealth management business.
Prior to founding the group, David started his career at Lehman Brothers International (Europe) in London as a European Equities trader.
David read Mathematics & Computation at Balliol College, University of Oxford, where he earned an MA (Oxon) degree and won two half-blues in polo. David has served on Ghana’s National Bond Market Committee, is a fellow of the Aspen Global Leadership Network and is member of Young Presidents’ Organization
Adjoa is an entrepreneur, with significant experience in consumer industries and retail financial services. She is currently the founder and CEO of H by Homefoods and previously served as Regional Director, West Africa for MicroEnsure, an emerging markets provider of digital insurance. She commenced her career as an Analyst in the Human Capital Division at Goldman Sachs in London and has served as Managing Director of Oxytane Ghana Limited, a distributor of fuel additives.
Adjoa holds a BA (Hons) degree in Business Studies from the University of Sheffield.
Kofi is a co-founder of and non-executive director at Rancard Solutions, where he previously served for 19 years in executive roles, first as CEO and then as Executive Vice Chairman. He led Rancard in its evolution from ERP custom software development in Ghana, to a multinational mobile telecoms software and mobile advertising technology business with a client base including Google, BBC, VOA, MTV, ESPN and connectivity to global carriers Vodafone, MTN, Tigo, Zain, Airtel, Orange, Globacom and others in more than 25 countries across Africa, the Middle East and Asia.
Prior to co-founding Rancard, Kofi was a senior analyst in the BIOS technology team at Dell in the US, where he filed a patent. A fellow of the Aspen Global Leadership Network/African Leadership Initiative, he has also served on Ashesi University’s Corporate Advisory Council, and currently on the governing council of Genius Hive, a music school and conservatory.
Kofi holds a computer engineering degree from Vanderbilt University, TN, USA.
Eli Hini is the General Manager for MobileMoney Limited, the MTN Ghana subsidiary responsible for mobile financial services. He is responsible for driving strategy, business development, innovation and relevant operations of MTN’s Mobile Money business.
Prior to Eli’s appointment as General Manager, he was the Commercial Senior Manager for MTN Mobile Money, a role he held for approximately seven years. Eli was instrumental in setting up Mobile Money services in Ghana and growing the subscriber base, transaction volumes and value. He also led the MTN Mobile Money team to receive ISO certification (ISO/IEC 12007: 2013 certification) in January 2016. Eli is a Chartered Marketer with over 17 years’ experience, and has also held leadership positions in Unilever Ghana Limited and Coca-Cola Bottling Company Limited. Eli serves on the Board of MobileMoney Limited.
Eli holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology and a professional postgraduate diploma in Marketing from the Chartered Institute of Marketing, UK.
Pius Muchiri Mugo, CFA
Pius is the founding CEO of Nabo Capital, a Nairobi-based pan-African asset management firm which is a member of the Centum group, East Africa’s leading investment company listed on the Nairobi Securities Exchange and Uganda Securities Exchange. Pius has over a decade of experience of successfully investing in Africa.
Pius started his career as an Accountant with AAR Health Services and subsequently with Toyota East Africa. He joined Centum as a Portfolio Manager for sub-Saharan Africa Quoted Private Equity and rose to become Director of that unit. On the back of remarkable investing success, Pius led his team at Centum to spin the unit off into a fully-fledged investment boutique, Nabo Capital.
Pius holds a B.Comm in Accounting from the University of Nairobi, is a Certified Public Accountant and holds the Chartered Financial Analyst designation from the CFA Institute.